Bedridden with a mysterious illness, Elizabeth Tova Bailey becomes absorbed in observation of a snail that accompanies a gift of wild violets a friend has brought her. You'll be surprised how much that snail teaches her, and us.
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March 8: "The development of this crony capitalism came at the expense of our constitutional principles, that we are a nation governed by laws and not men."
Anthony Marra and Justin St. Germain are the winners of the 2013 Discover Great New Writers awards.
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